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Description

16ft x 18ft yellow cedar/Sitka spruce. Original cabin design by Wood Cuts, Inc. of Thorne Bay, AK. Cabin constructed on site by SAGA volunteer crew 2010.

Facilities

2 single plywood bunks, 2 double plywood bunks, Woodstove, wood provided but not guaranteed, Cooking bench, shelves, cupboard space, Table and benches, Broom, Outhouse toilet. Water available from Kegan Creek. Treat all water before using.

Capacity

6

Area

South Prince of Wales Island

Location

On salt water at Moira Sound, 30 air miles (48 km) from Ketchikan, 51 miles (82 km) from Craig.

Access

Float plane (at high tide, see Ketchikan tide tables) or boat

Terrain

Flat with coastal Sitka spruce, western hemlock forest. Up to 100ft (30 m) of exposed rocks, tide flats in front of cabin at low tide.

Special Features

Cabin in protected cove in Moira Sound. Ocean fishing, stream fishing, viewing scenery and wildlife, beachcombing. Salmon runs draw anglers, black bear to Kegan Creek. 1/2-mile trail along the creek connects Kegan Cove to cabin on Kegan Creek and to Kegan Lake. Watch fish or try to catch salmon, steelhead, trout from trail. Bears, eagles, gulls and a variety of other birds frequent area.

Season Of Use

Year-round (April thru November best)

Managing Agency

Tongass National Forest

What To Bring

Sleeping bags, sleeping pads, cooking stove, lantern, pots, pans, plates, utensils, food, toilet paper, garbage bags, and fire starter. It's a good idea to bring your own water.

Rowboat

No

Stove

Wood

More Info

Mooring buoy in bay available on a first-come, first-served basis. Mooring of more than one vessel allowed, if first party there agrees.

USGS Topo Map

Craig A-1

Rental Fee

$55/night May-Sept; $35/night Oct-Apr

Getting There

Coordinates
Latitude: 55.0225
Longitude: -132.1705556

Photos

Kegan Cove Cabin